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For all the amazing artists in NYC, there are dozens more who go unnoticed. Fortunately, there are a few places that merge major acts with talented up-and-coming musicians. Check out these 7 clubs in NYC that are known for hosting emerging artists. More»
2012 proved to be a pivotal year in music. Lana Del Rey continued to explode on the blogosphere, and Azealia Banks brought seapunk to the mainstream (with help from Rihanna). Additionally, multiple artists from the late 90's created new albums for the first time in over a decade. No Doubt's latest release "Push and Shove" was their first recording in 11 years. It's no surprise that 90's nostalgia provided inspiration for 2012. We've compiled a list of the top 10 albums to sum up our year of partying.
The Go-Gos in L.A., 1982 via
This week’s live music in L.A. has impressive indie bands performing throughout the city. If that’s not your thing maybe an 80s girl band or a white rapper will appeal to you. Though the options seem endless, we picked a few of our favorites we think you should see. Most of these artists are promoting their new albums so check them out before heading to the shows (it’s not as fun when you can’t sing along).
This is it! Lollapalooza starts today, but don't waste your time sifting through the 100+ acts that are performing this weekend, just take a few notes from us and plan accordingly. Oh and eat lots. There are some serious vendors there this weekend! Anyway, back to the music... More»
This weekend thousands will head to Tennessee for the 11th annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. With a lineup, featuring over 100 bands, it's safe to say the Southern heat won't be the only thing overwhelming you during the upcoming days. So while the final decision is after all up to you, take a look at the 18 performances Guest of a Guest plans to catch this year. More»
Mick Jagger sends Kristen Wiig off in style in the season finale of Saturday Night Live -- and she sings at the after party, Pearl Jam will be a headliner for Jay-Z's "Made In America" music festival, Adele racks up 12 awards at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards, and more on today's Music News Round Up! Check it out.
Coachella-goers: by now, hopefully, you've got yourself together. You're dressed, ready, you've studied the setlist, maybe you're even at the gates already. But, tragic as it is to admit, you can't be everywhere at once, so you've still got some tough choices to make. Well don't worry, we cover Coachella year-round around these parts, and that means we've already prepared a day-by-day breakdown of our top picks for unmissable shows– some headliners and some more obscure. More»
From uptempo tracks by Ladyhawke and Django Django, to breezy jams from Dawes and The Shins, this playlist is sure to get you in the mood for higher temps.
Austin considers itself to be “The Live Music Capital of the World” and this never rings more true than during South by Southwest. The music portion of this festival kicks off Monday March 12th and will continue until the 18th, as hundreds of musicians will be performing at venues all over Austin. We’ve rounded up a list of ten notable acts that you won’t want to miss... More»
Sunday, May 19
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.